Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:02 PM PDT

CA Drought Watch: Boys Use Bare Hands to Save Water

CA Drought Watch: Boys Use Bare Hands to Save Water

Two South Bay boys are so fed up with wasting water they are taking matters into their own hands.

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:16 AM PDT

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Drought Blamed for Dead Fish Found at Los Gatos Lake

Piles of dead fish found in the Vasona Lake Park neighborhood in Los Gatos are the latest victims of California's severe drought.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 05:38 PM PDT

Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Residents are on alert in the fire-prone East Bay Hills, where a certain species of trees is making the threat even greater.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 05:36 PM PDT

Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

What is killing the fish in San Jose's Guadalupe River? It might be a combination of the drought and last week’s rain.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 05:22 PM PDT

Water Waste Inspectors Aim to Provide Conservation Tips

Water Waste Inspectors Aim to Provide Conservation Tips

Water waste inspectors for the Santa Clara Valley Water District aim to provide conservation tips and information.

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 07:43 PM PDT

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

The dry earth, the raging wildfires and the other symptoms of California's drought are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change because of the abundance of greenhouse gases created by burning...

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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